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What is the treatment for ureteral cancer?

What is the treatment for ureteral cancer?

The ureters are the: Tubes draining urine from the kidneys to the bladder. Ureteral obstruction causes the pelvis of the kidney to swell and bleeding, gross or microscopic, into the urine. Ct's with contrast; cystoscopy with retrograde contrast injection define local extent and anatomy. Urinary cytology sometimes prove cancer, but treatment usually involves removal of ureter and kidney. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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What are the tests for ureteral cancer?

What are the tests for ureteral cancer?

The ureters are the: Tubes draining urine from the kidneys to the bladder. Ureteral obstruction causes the pelvis of the kidney to swell and bleeding, gross or microscopic, into the urine. Ct's with contrast; cystoscopy with retrograde contrast injection define local extent and anatomy. Urinary cytology sometimes prove cancer, but treatment usually involves removal of ureter and kidney. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of ureteral cancer?

What are the symptoms of ureteral cancer?

Initially none: Initial stages no symptoms, microscopic hematuria (blood in urine ) and presences of cancer cells are accidentally seen in routine urine microscopic examination as the ureter gets obstructed flan pain, may gross hematuria and presences of cancer cells. ...Read more

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I want to know what's the best cancer treatment?

I want to know what's the best cancer treatment?

Many: The best thing is to avoid cancer causing activity such as smoking. Treatments vary for the type of cancer and there is a best for each category. In some cases a cure is likely and in other cancers unlikely. Treatments involve radiation, surgical removal, chemotherapy, immunomodulation and some toxin therapies. There is no single best treatment. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: cancer treatment?

What is the definition or description of: cancer treatment?

Many types: Cancer is a very broad term for all types of solid and blood malignancies. The treatments vary by biology , research and phase of the cancer. Good luck. ...Read more

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Which breakthroughs have been found in cancer treatment lately?

Which breakthroughs have been found in cancer treatment lately?

CD47 antibody: Irving weissman M.D. ’65, a professor of pathology at the stanford stanford has developed an cd 47 antibody shown effective in treating a wide range of cancers. The antibody encourages the body’s immune system to attack cancerous cells and could help treat patients with advanced cases of the disease. Human trials for phase 1 have just begun. ...Read more

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Expert opinions? Which product is important for cancer treatment?

Expert opinions? Which product is important for cancer treatment?

Category?: Really impossible to answer without more specifics. In general the best advice is to find a comprehensive team you can trust. ...Read more

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Why is it that the same cancer treatment doesn't work for everyone?

Why is it that the same cancer treatment doesn't work for everyone?

Genetically differen: Cancer is a disease caused by bad genes but everyone's genes are different. So there are no two individuals whose cancers are entirely alike even with the same/similar diagnosis. ...Read more

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It happens that a man become permanently impotent from cancer treatment?

It happens that a man become permanently impotent from cancer treatment?

Possibly yes,: Depending on the type of surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation that you receive. Without this information, it is impossible to tell. Discuss with your oncologist or cancer surgeon for specifics. ...Read more

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What are the benefits and side effects of cancer treatment?

What are the benefits and side effects of cancer treatment?

Impossible to answer: There a different treatments for cancer that involve surgery, radiation, drugs, biologicals, etc. Each one has its own pros and cons and it is not possible to list them all here. If you or a loved one has to go through cancer therapy, make sure the benefits and side effects of that specific therapy are discussed by the oncologist. The patient should always have the final word. ...Read more

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What are stage 4 cancer treatment options?

What are stage 4 cancer treatment options?

Depends: Depends on type, but most often some sort of chemotherapy is used. Today there are many new "targeted therapies" that turn off specific things in the cancer cells that make them grow that might be used instead of chemo. Some stage IV cancers are treated with immunotherapy. Surgery or radiation may be used to focus on problem spots that are resistant to the other treatments. ...Read more

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What is stage 1 rectal cancer treatment risk?

What is stage 1 rectal cancer treatment risk?

Can need colostomy.: Athis is where the cancer does not go past the muscle layer. Surgery can treat this but there are risks. Surgery can be through the abdomen with or without surgery on the anus. The first way might need a temporary or permanent colostomy, an opening for expulsion of waste. The other way requires a permanent colostomy. Surgery may be done that just involves the anus, but that risks recurrence. ...Read more

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How are gamma rays used for cancer treatment?

Radiation dose: Gamma rays, a name for electromagnetic radiation emitted by atoms, are used to treat cancer in many ways. For example radioactive isotopes of iodine or palladium atoms are used to treat prostate cancer, by putting in the radioactivity directly into the prostate. ...Read more

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Could cancer treatment cause vaginal dryness?

Yes it could: Many chemotherapy and other cancer treatment (anti estrogen therapy) supress the function ot the ovaries.It supresses the production of the female hormones, estrogen..As the result many women stop having periods, some women become menopausal. The low level of estrogen makes the vaginal area dry and this can cause some discomfort during intercourse and also increase risk for urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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Cervical cancer treatment: how many are they?

Cervical cancer treatment: how many are they?

Cervical ca Rx: The 3 mainstays of Rx for cervical cancer: Surgery, Radiation Oncology and Chemotherapy. Some ladies only need surgery while others need all three treatment modalities. ...Read more

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How effective is radiation in cancer treatment?

How effective is radiation in cancer treatment?

It depends: Radiation therapy effect depends on the type of cancer, and the desired outcome. Sometimes radiation is used to help cure cancers. Other times it is used to palliate (or decrease) symptoms of an otherwise incurable cancer. ...Read more

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Why would steroids be given for cancer treatment ?

Why would steroids be given for cancer treatment ?

Anti-inflammatories: Corticosteroids, one of hormones produced by the adrenal gland, are strong anti-inflammatories. They are available as pills, syrups, injections and by IV. Most often they are used to reduce swelling and inflammation that may cause cancer pain. They also be of help in controlling side effects, including nausea and vomiting, caused by chemotherapeutic drugs. Use needs careful monitoring by doctor. ...Read more

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What should be known about cervical cancer treatment?

Get diagnosis/stage: The first thing is to get a histologic diagnosis about the grade followed by a full evaluation for staging of the disease as your very first step. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Thompson
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Cancer Treatment (Definition)

Cancer is a very broad term for all types of solid and blood malignancies. The treatments vary by biology , research and phase of ...Read more


Dr. Robert Mordkin
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Ureteral Cancer (Definition)

Ureteral cancer = malignancy of tubes that propel urine from ...Read more